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About this site

This is Andy Oldfield’s site for news about psychology, relaxation and mindfulness meditation. It’s also where you can find out about hiss meditation music, his audio relaxation aids and hypnosis mp3s. For more details on downloads head to The Music Shop

Andy is a storyteller, musician, trainer, psychologist and hypnotherapist who has studied psychology, shamanism and altered states of consciousness at under-graduate and post-graduate levels. He holds:

  • BA (hons) Social Sciences Nottingham Polytechnic
  • MA Religious Studies, University of Lancaster
  • MA Writing, Nottingham Trent University
  • PGCE and DTLLS, Plymouth University

Additionally, he has trained in various schools of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy including: clinical, cognitive, behavioural, neuro-linguistic, analytical, Eriksonian, alchemical, human givens, humanistic, psychosynthesis, and transpersonal. He is a certified Master Hypnotherapist following training recognised by the UK General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and the International Network for Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology. He is also a certified trainer of NLP, an NLP Master Practitioner (certified by six organisations), a Business Communications NLP Practitioner and Advanced Coach.

He is a qualified trainer with a PGCE and Diploma in The Lifelong Learning Sector who has taught: level 3 diploma in anatomy & physiology, NLP coaching techniques, hypnomassage, self development, self-hypnosis, creative writing and journalism. Besides individuals in private practice, his coaching and training clients have included: Cornwall County Council, Cornwall College, Nottingham Trent University; The SEED Institute (Surrey); Essentials For Health (St Thomas’ Hospital, London); The Poetry Society; Nottinghamshire Police; The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids.